Why the Prelude must die

Jeffrey Yasskin jyasskin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 13:16:10 EDT 2007

On 3/28/07, David House <dmhouse at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28/03/07, Simon Marlow <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I support both reducing the prelude to just a few commonly used combinators, and
> >   requiring an explicit import Prelude.
> Just to clear things up: would you need to do an import Prelude to get
> at these few commonly used combinators, or would the import pull in
> the 'wider' Prelude, with a more expansive selection, more akin to the
> current Prelude?

I would vote for a Combinators module with the most important
combinators, and a somewhat larger Prelude to support quick scripts
and demonstrations.


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